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Network Engineer (M/F)

Date:  19-Dec-2021
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  24837

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer

New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you are willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.


IT at Faurecia is a key player in our ongoing strategy into a “Digital Transformation.” IT also plays a major role in guaranteeing the service and support that ensures our business succeeds in our fast-moving world.

Each day, IT teams are tackling critical challenges to help build Faurecia’s competitive advantage throughout Digital Transformation. Examples include developing mobile apps, harnessing and applying Big Data, engaging in predictive analysis, leveraging the cloud and contributing to Faurecia’s cultural shift to become a digitally advanced company. IT also plays a lead role in ensuring continuous optimization and cybersecurity of our company processes.


Our Global Network Infrastructure Team within our IT Department - Group Information Systems (GIS) is looking for a Network Engineer (m/f) to be based in Santa Maria da Feira (PORTUGAL). This position is part of the WAN Competency Center. The main objective of the role will be to design & develop new tools and interfaces to facilitate network management, troubleshooting and capacity planning. The role is worldwide in scope and the ideal candidate will be a network engineer with a strong background in automation through script/API development via web frontend (html, php) and backend (sql). 


The main missions of the role are:

  • Analysing and defining network performance reporting solutions
  • Maintain existing reporting solutions and organize eventual transition to new ones
  • Facilitate the follow up of network provisioning processes, workflows & capacity planning
  • Automate key network data collection from the various sources (Devices, orchestrators & portals)
  • Create and maintain network reporting solutions portal
  • Facilitate data exchange with change management solutions (Service Now)
  • Contributes to the migration to a Velocloud based SD-WAN Infrastructure & its optimization.
  • Define and publish, network sourcing policies, standards, procedures & technical documents.
  • Technology watch and new solutions benchmarking (Networking and tools)
  • Contribute to troubleshooting of WAN infrastructure incidents



The ideal candidate will have/be:


  • Minimum education level: Degree in Networking Engineering, or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 3 years in a multinational and heterogeneous networking and development environment


Skills and competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of modern & complex network infrastructures (SD-Networks, Cloud based infrastructure and connectivity)
  • Installation and configuration of common network reporting tools (Netflow, cacti, Prtg, Solarwinds Orion… )
  • Automating and managing networks
  • Collaborating with international service providers (At&t, Vmware, Microsoft...)
  • Developing IT tools interfacing with devices and portals using various programming languages & communication protocols (PHP, Python, Snmp, json, REST APIs…)
  • Experience creating databases & interfacing with it
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Motivation and ability to work in an international environment
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Focused on service and quality
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English language: written and oral
  • Team player
  • Willingness to travel occasionally
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